Texprint invites leading industry figures to judge four TEXPRINT® AWARDS: the Fashion Prize (£1,000), awarded for the best fashion fabric design in any discipline; the Interiors Prize (£1,000), awarded for the best fabric design for interiors and donated by The Clothworkers' Foundation; the Colour Prize (£1,000), awarded for the best use of colour donated by mode...information; and the Pattern Prize (£1,000), awarded for the most creative pattern and donated by Liberty Art Fabrics

The judges, some of whom work internationally and fly in often just for the day, meet the designers at the Texprint London exhibition. Here they review portfolios, talk at length to the designers, and deliberate carefully, before making their final decisions and announcing the short lists. 

The Woolmark Company Texprint Award, donated by The Woolmark Company, will be judged and the winner announced at Première Vision Designs, Paris, 14 September 2016. Winner receives £1,000 plus support from Woolmark, winner is also sponsored  by The Woolmark Company to attend Intertextile Shanghai in October 2016.

2016 Awards include:

Arts Thread: Arts Thread online portfolios for the TEXPRINT® 2016 Top 50 designers selected at interview stage

mode...information: All 24 designers to be given a one year subscription to a professional magazine of their choice from a selected list

R. A. Smart Ltd: Offer to print two lengths of fabric for the designer whose work is considered the most appropriate

Pantone: All 24 designers selected by Texprint receive a Pantone F+H Colour Guide

WGSN: All 24 designers to be given a single user license to WGSN for 1 year, free of charge

*Judges for Texprint Awards 2016:  Pip Jenkins, head of design John Smedley; Fiona Douglas, founder of textile design company Bluebellgray; Nadia Albertini, haute couture embroidery designer; Andrew Croll, design recruitment at Nike.

*Judges for Texprint Awards 2015 were Julie Hall, head of design, Bedeck; Ariane Bigot, associate fashion director of Première Vision Paris; Sarah Lowry, colour & materials designer at Aston Martin Lagonda; and Nicholas Oakwell of Nicholas Oakwell Couture. The Bedeck Texprint Design Award for Bed & Bath was judged in London by Julie Hall.  The judges for the Woolmark Company Texprint Award were Franco Fabrello, head of design at Marzotto, and UK fashion designer Kit Neale.

*Judges for Texprint Awards 2014 were Sarah Campbell, renowned designer; Eifion Griffiths, CEO of Melin Tregwynt; Sue Roberts, design director Home at House of Fraser; and Henry Graham, chief creative officer of London retailer Wolf & Badger. The Lululemon Texprint Award was judged in London by Jill Chatwood, director of design at Lululemon Athletica. The judges for the Woolmark Company Texprint Award were Nino Cerruti, renowned designer and head of Biella-based textile mill Lanificio Fratelli Cerruti, and design duo Agi & Sam, UK-based menswear designers. 

*Judges for Texprint Awards 2013 were Tamsin Blanchard, style director, the Telegraph Magazine; Emma Kidd, creative researcher Selfridges; designer Madeleine Press; Deanne Schweitzer, Lululemon Athletica; and Luigi Turconi, from Ratti.  The judges for the Woolmark Texprint Award were John Walsh, managing director of Abraham Moon & Sons, Daliah Simble, head of sourcing & production, and Estelle Williams, collection development manager, at Roland Mouret. The Lululemon Texprint Award was judged in London by Deanne Schweitzer, SVP creation at Lululemon Athletica.

*Judges for Texprint Awards 2012 were Caroline Burstein creative director at Browns Fashion, Neisha Crosland renowned designer with eponymous interiors and accessories brands, and Paul Stamper senior designer, design perspectives, Renault Design.  The judges for the Woolmark Texprint Award were Masahiro Oono textile project manager of Nikke, and James Dracup and James E Sugden OBE directors of Johnstons of Elgin. The Lululemon Texprint Award was judged in London by Sheree Waterson, executive vice president and chief product officer of Lululemon Athletica.

*Judges for Texprint Awards 2011 were Orla Kiely OBE, Sue Timney, David Shah, View Publications, Stuart Stockdale, design director of Jaeger, and Sophie Steller for Spinexpo.  The judges for the Woolmark Texprint Award were Douglas Cordeaux, Fox Brothers & Co, and Keith Walker, managing director of Linton Tweeds.

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